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Temporary BX opens March 1

Myra Portacio, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service sales associate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, places price tags on a merchandise rack in preparation for the March 1 opening of Keesler's temporary mini-mart.  The 40,000-square-foot facility built at a cost of more than $4 million replaces the structure gutted by Hurricane Katrina nearly 18 months ago.  Merchandise includes clothing, shoes, health and beauty care items, electronics, housewares, pet supplies, sporting goods, stationery, books, magazines and tobacco supplies.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Myra Portacio, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service sales associate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, places price tags on a merchandise rack in preparation for the March 1 opening of Keesler's temporary mini-mart. The 40,000-square-foot facility built at a cost of more than $4 million replaces the structure gutted by Hurricane Katrina nearly 18 months ago. Merchandise includes clothing, shoes, health and beauty care items, electronics, housewares, pet supplies, sporting goods, stationery, books, magazines and tobacco supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)